Rachel E. Gerber, Esq. focuses her practice on healthcare litigation, representing institutional and individual clients in matters involving medical professional liability cases. She also assists with developing risk mitigation strategies, tools and policies to reduce adverse events including quality assurance and peer review processes for hospitals, health systems and physician practice groups.
Rachel has experience handling both a wide variety of court proceedings and performing legal work specific to the healthcare industry. She was most recently term clerk for Hon. Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court where she researched and drafted bench memoranda or opinions for a wide range of legal topics. She has previously served as a law clerk for a leading business processing firm specializing in healthcare claims where she reviewed evidentiary exhibits, including affidavits, testimony and medical documentation and composed proposed rulings. She was a legal intern at the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission law bureau and a legal intern for Select Medical Corporation. At Select Medical, she researched case law and prepared memoranda for HIPAA, reporting requirements and hospital incidents. She also served as a research assistant at University of Pittsburgh School of Health where she researched and wrote sections of the Louisiana Public Health Benchbook.
Rachel earned her J.D. from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she earned a health law certificate as well. She was also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Technology Law and Policy. She received a B.A. in political science from Susquehanna University where she graduated magna cum laude.